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  • N. Korea claims successful test of hydrogen bomb Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    N. Korea claims successful test of hydrogen bomb

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports North Korea has claimed a successful test of a hyrdogen bomb.

  • Just what is a 'miniaturized' hydrogen bomb? Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 8:55 AM ET
    Characteristic mushroom shaped cloud begins formation after the first H-Bomb explosion (US) at Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacifi on 6th November 1952.

    North Korea announced on Wednesday that it had successfully tested a “miniaturized” hydrogen bomb, but what exactly is it? CNBC explains.

  • Kim Jong Un's political bomb? Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 8:47 AM ET
    Kim Jong Un's political bomb?

    Gordon Chang, "Nuclear Showdown" author, shares his thoughts on reports North Korea allegedly conducted its first successful hydrogen bomb test, why it worries him and whether the U.S. needs to revisit its nuclear deal with Iran.

  • S. Korea spy agency casts doubt on N. Korea bomb type Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 8:01 AM ET
    S. Korea spy agency casts doubt on N. Korea bomb type

    NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports on North Korea's claim of successfully testing a hydrogen bomb as China condemns the nuclear test and skepticism spreads on the type of bomb that was actually tested.

  • Saudi/Iran crisis needs mediation: Bill Richardson Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 7:11 AM ET
    Saudi/Iran crisis needs mediation: Bill Richardson

    Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative, and former Gov. Bill Richardson, (D-N.M.), discuss the conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran. We need Saudi Arabia to form a coalition to fight ISIS, says Richardson.

  • US needs to re-engage with N. Korea: Bill Richardson Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 7:03 AM ET
    US needs to re-engage with N. Korea: Bill Richardson

    Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative, and former Gov. Bill Richardson, (D-N.M.), discuss the geopolitical implications of North Korea's nuclear bomb testing.

  • North Korea says launched nuclear missile Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 6:54 AM ET

    The Hermit Kingdom announced that it had successfully carried out a nuclear hydrogen bomb test, drawing worldwide criticism.

  • N. Korea bomb test 'rattles' US allies Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 6:11 AM ET
    N. Korea bomb test 'rattles' US allies

    China doesn't know what to do now, says Col. Jack Jacobs, Medal of Honor recipient, providing insight to reports North Korea successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.

  • China criticizes N. Korea nuclear test Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 6:03 AM ET
    China criticizes N. Korea nuclear test

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on China's reaction to claims North Korea successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.

  • North Korea claims H-bomb test successful Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 6:03 AM ET
    North Korea claims H-bomb test successful

    NBC's Bill Neely reports analyst in South Korea confirmed there was a test but it could take weeks or months to determine what exactly happened underground.

  • N Korea claims successful Hydrogen bomb test Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 5:10 AM ET
    N Korea claims successful Hydrogen bomb test

    If the reports are true that North Korea has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, this is bound to “spook” the markets, NBC’s Bill Neely explains.

  • Will N. Korea bomb test claim 'spook' markets? Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 5:04 AM ET
    Will N. Korea bomb test claim 'spook' markets?

    NBC's Bill Neely, discusses claims North Korea has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.

  • North Korea claims successful H-bomb test Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 5:03 AM ET
    North Korea claims successful H-bomb test

    If confirmed, North Korea's nuclear test was the first since 2013 and violates continuing UN sanctions.

  • China would prefer the NK issue went away: Strategist Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 2:00 AM ET
    China would prefer the NK issue went away: CIO

    Neil Dwane, global strategist at Allianz Global Investors, discusses North Korea's relationship with China and claims the country has tested a hydrogen bomb.

  • North Korea claims hydrogen bomb test Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 1:30 AM ET
    North Korea claims hydrogen bomb test

    SBS CNBC's June Yoon reports on South Korea's reaction to North Korea's claims it has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.

  • 'North Korea may be exaggerating on nuclear test' Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 12:33 AM ET
    'North Korea may be exaggerating on nuclear test'

    At the moment, no one can confirm whether North Korea has successfully conducted a nuclear test, warns Alastair Newton, director at Alavan Business Advisory.

  • Japanese yen spikes on North Korea risks Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 12:19 AM ET
    Japanese yen spikes on North Korea risks

    The Japanese yen has once again emerged as a safe-haven asset after a year of being primarily a monetary policy trade, explains Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac Bank.

  • 'Geopolitics just adds to the perception of risk' Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 12:11 AM ET
    'Geopolitics just adds to the perception of risk'

    Markets tend to have a knee-jerk reaction to geopolitical issues even if there is no impact on fundamentals, notes Martin Lakos, division director at Macquarie Private Wealth.

  • Does Pyongyang really have an H-bomb? Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 12:05 AM ET
    Does NKorea really have H-bomb capabilities?

    Christian Whiton, principal at DC International Advisory, is skeptical about North Korea having successfully developed a hydrogen bomb.

  • North Korea tests a hydrogen nuclear bomb Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM ET
    North Korea tests a hydrogen nuclear bomb

    The politically-isolated country tested a hydrogen nuclear bomb, sparking outrage from the international community.